West Indies star Jason Holder has warned Australia ahead of the two-Test series, saying his side would be aggressive and attack the tourists.
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The West Indies are riding high on the back of a strong Test series against England last month and are hoping to produce a similar performance against the Australians.
Holder said his side had a lot of respect for Michael Clarke’s side but added that the home team would have no issue taking up the fight to Test cricket’s second-ranked side.
“They’re ranked number two in the world and that says a lot,” Holder is quoted as saying by AAP.
“We’re currently down at eight and we need to work our way up. We have to give them the respect they’re due but obviously we’re coming to compete and win this series.
“We’ll be coming in quite hard at them. Looking to be aggressive and at least continue the rich vein of form we had in the England series.”
Australia are using the series a preparation for the upcoming Ashes series where they will go in as favourites despite playing on English soil.
England have shown a marked improvement during its current Test series against New Zealand and will be hoping to provide Australia with a stern challenge following its 5-0 loss to its old foes during the 2013/14 series.